Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Blues Kids Run Riot in Euro Clash

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Blues Kids Run Riot in Euro Clash

Article excerpt

CITY cruised to victory in their first UEFA Youth League game of the season.

Lukas Nmecha scored two and could have had a couple more in a dominant first half for Simon Davies' side that effectively settled the game.

Gladbach had proved tricky opponents for the Blues last season, with Brahim Diaz scoring his first goal for the EDS to rescue a point last December.

The young Spaniard has impressed in almost every game he has played since and was the architect of City's opener, running 40 yards before playing in Rodney Kongolo, who beat goalkeeper Franz Langhoff to the ball before being brought down.

Nmecha put his penalty past the stopper and made it two in the 10th minute when he got the decisive touch to a Javairo Dilrosun cross. …

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